Andrew Johnson, U.S. President
Dec. 29, 1808-July 31, 1875
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)
A tailor by profession, this was our only president who could quilt. He was number 17.
You can read Johnson's State of the Union Address on the Project Gutenberg site.
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